Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme

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Creeping Thyme Pink Chintz is a flat-growing variety, with light-pink flowers that open up in the summer months. This variety will withstand some foot traffic, making it the ideal candidate for a lawn substitute or planting between stonework. (Thymus)
Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Groundcover
Evergreen
Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant
Plants For Small Spaces
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Good For Erosion Control
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size1-2" tall , 18-24" wide
Bloom TimeEarly summer
SKUAM016193

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and... Thyme is one of the most historic plants on earth. Ancient Egyptians used it in embalming. Romans loved the fragrance and planted it all over Europe. Its been claimed to be everything from a trance-inducing drug to an aphrodisiac. Today, the essential oil from thyme is still commonly used--its a major ingredient in Listerine!

Best of all, to today's gardeners, is Thymes heavenly fragrance. (All parts of the plant are fragrant, and spread their scent wherever they're planted.)

Various members of the large thyme tribe are used in herb gardens, of course, but also as ornamentals in flower gardens and as ground covers. Its signature foliage, usually gray-green, is highly decorative, and the plants require almost no care once they are established.

Like lavender, its a plant that begs for gritty, fast-draining soil, and is very drought-tolerant. No moist, mushy loam for your Thyme!

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Associated SKUsAM016193
AM014216 (Plant - 3" Pot) - Out of stock.
AM015678 (Tray of 16) - Out of stock.
AM015679 (Tray of 32) - Out of stock.
Common Name
Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme
Botanical Name
Thymus serpyllum Pink Chintz
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink
Mature Height
1-2" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
18-24" wide
Growth Rate
Medium
Bloom Time
Early summer
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Foliage
Fuzzy tiny gray-green leaves.
Evergreen
Yes
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Tolerates
Dry Sites, Foot Traffic
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Groundcover, Evergreen, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Plants For Small Spaces, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Good For Erosion Control
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit
Tray
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
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